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Cultural Heroes and One-of-a-Kinds: Actor Charles Dutton.

Actor Charles Dutton. Dutton was the star of the sit com Roc. Recently, he was featured on the HBO prison series OZ. His new film is Random Hearts. He has received Tony nominations for his performances in August Wilson's plays The Piano Lesson, and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. He's a graduate of Yale Drama School, but he discovered acting at Maryland State Penitentiary where he spent seven and a half years. (REBROADCAST from 2/04/92)


Other segments from the episode on October 21, 1999

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 21, 1999: Interview with Charles Dutton; Interview with David Alan Grier; Interview with Damon Wayans.


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